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right now, we have meteorologist lawrence karnow all fired up. he is setting by the hi-def doppler. cate caugiran at the richmond/san rafael bridge. but lawrence karnow, i have seen the hi-def doppler and it looks green. >> that hi-def doppler doesn't lie, frank. it is showing some very heavy rainfall now just off the coastline. look at the yellows and the oranges there. this is just about to move onshore in time for the commute this morning. it is going to be a wild commute outside. some of the rain in the heavier bands coming into the north bay now. expecting that rain to intensify throughout the morning hours and along with this cold front that's moving through, some very strong gusty winds. purple along the coastline here is where we have a wind warning up along the coast as we are going to see some very strong gusty winds continuing all the way up into parts of the north bay, as well. could see 55, maybe 65-mile-an- hour gusts along with this system and showers continuing into parts of the north bay now. that means the main focus now but rain going to be heavy at times this morning
's thanksgiving y parade. and lawrence karnow joins us live from the internationalo show. join us for cbs 5 eyewitness news this morning... beginng at 4:30. good morning. it's thursday, november 22-,,,, >>> here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. in washington mostly sunny 58 degrees. mostly sunny in atlanta 68. afternoon showers in st. louis 68 degrees. mostly sunny in denver 54. mostly cloudy in seattle, 48. >>> a new study out this morning raises questions about the benefits of mammograms. researchers found breast cancer screening detects twice as many early stage cases but many never develop into full blown breast cancer. the study found more than a million women received unnecessary treatment for cancer and mammograms have a small effect of lowering the mortality rate. hostess has been given the go ahead to shut down operations. on wednesday a judge said they can start selling its assets and laying off their 18,000 workers. one estimate says the 82-year-old company can fetch up to $2.4 billion in liquidation. in england santa claus needed rescuing after he got s
earlier and spider-man is out there. but that's pretty cool. but lawrence karnow is doing something cool too. >> he has been in two mercedes, a smart car, in a nascar, he has had a little mini cooper. and what have you got now, big guy? >> reporter: we have an electric race car. how about that? top speed 140 miles per hour. electric vehicles becoming more and more common. and they are going to be part of the show if you want to come down here to the auto show here at the moscow center. you're taking a look at all the technology that's changed over the years and now electric cars are become a big part of that. now part of the show. >> reporter: yeah. i mean, for more electric vehicles are coming online, nissan's leaf, toyota rav-4 ev, koda. we have a display here called driving electric. you can come down and see the charges, talk to people who can explain to you what exactly it takes to put these kinds of equipment into your car to charge your vehicle and run it all day and adapt to the lifestyle that you lead. >> reporter: the bay area really environmentally-friendly conscious. you guy
and elizabeth wenger is watching the impact on your commute but we start with meteorologist lawrence karnow in the weather center. it is a doozy. >> it is. some kind of storm out there now. in fact, we're seeing some very heavy rainfall and some strong gusty winds showing up outside. at this hour we have another strong line of storms loving through. we had one earlier in the night but now the secondary wave is coming through and you can see on doppler radar lots of yellow out there. san jose it is seeing some showers right now, some heavier rain earlier. that's soon going to be picking up. you can see north in sunnyvale that we have some stronger storms that will be sliding in your direction. so if you are heading out be careful. we have the rain and some pockets of heavy rainfall into oakland, stretching across the bay into south san francisco. a little further to the north we can see the back side of the storm system. we mentioned the possibility of flooding in petaluma. they are seeing very heavy downpours right now. expecting some flooding along the penngrove stream there. so that's exp
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for president. >> hi i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the cbs 5 weather center. temperatures soaring to possible record levels again today but a major cooldown is in the works too. we'll talk about that coming up. ,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,, about long experience. but n there's a bay area woman whs worked every presidential election since 1952. >>> some poll workers can talk about long experience then there's a bay area woman who worked every presidential election since 1952. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is here in san francisco where today that woman is getting some much deserved recognition. >> reporter: at 1:30, secretary of state debra bowen will honor elisa kennedy, 96 years old. this is her garage which is a polling place. and she is taking a well deserved break right now. that's you're not seeing her. but she is the longest running poll worker in the state. >> wh... >> reporter: every election 96- year-old elisa kennedy invites voters into the garage of her san francisco home. it's an official polling place complete with 5 booths where people can cast their votes. >> very rewarding,
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to unplug and unwind. >> hi, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the cbs 5 weather center. we're seeing some clouds now moving into our skies. raindrops may not be far behind. we'll talk about that coming up. ,, ,,,,,,,,,, [ female announcer ] welcome one and all to a tastier festive feast. so much to sip and savor, a feeding frenzy to say the least. a turkey from safeway will have everyone raving. there's fresh, natural, frozen, whatever you're craving. spend 25 dollars and a frozen safeway turkey is 59 cents a pound. or spend 25 dollars and get a fresh safeway select turkey for 99 cents a pound. so raise your glass, pull up a chair, grab a plate. this tastier thanksgiving is well worth the wait. safeway. ingredients for life. ver the last >>> "5-hour energy" may be linked to serious health issues even death. the feds are looking into 13 deaths over the last four years as well as reports of heart attacks, convulsions and miscarriages. the california poison control board is also looking into the potential dangers of other highly caffeinated drinks. >> and it turns out smartphones can b
'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the cbs 5 weather center. so far so dry around the bay area today. lots of snow in the high country. and there's more on the way. maybe some rain here, too. we'll talk about that coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, snack afterall.. the company is in bankruptsy court today.. asking for permission to liquidate its assets and go out of busine. that could mean its most por will go up for sa >>> some good news. i may not have to hoard hostess snacks. the company is asking for permission in bankruptcy court to go out of business. that could mean its most popular products will go up for sale. with 2.5 billion in revenue a year, someone may buy a piece of hostess and carry on the brand. >> so the twinkie may live on. >>> shoppers are in live for black friday deals right now. this is the scene in pinole. people camped out overnight at a best buy. some set up camp annually and have not had thanksgiving dinner at home in years. instead, they count on relatives to bring them food from the feast. and they claim they enjoy camping in those tents on the hard concrete because they get g
are warning about when we come back. >>> hi, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the cbs 5 weather center. a lot of clouds, we have seen some showers outside today. but the main event is yet to come. we'll talk about that and your holiday forecast coming up. is it ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, not everything on store shes is safe. >>> black friday is this week and people are getting a jump start on the holiday shopping but not everything on the shelves is safe. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is live in san francisco with a surprising list of dangerous toys being shoulder right now. >> reporter: what's surprising is these toys can be found anywhere whether it's a big box store or a dollar store. so experts are telling parents now before you cash in on those holiday deals, you might want to make sure you do your homework first. take a look, we got a glimpse of some of the toys that made the bad list for the california public interest research group or calpirg. it was part of the 27th annual trouble in toyland report. the group selected about 200 toys at random and found dangerous if not deadly aspects
of fine print. >>> how about some weather? mr. lawrence karnow, we have a bit of a wet start but things are looking up. >> yeah. things are looking up nicely if you are traveling now. i think things are drying out nicely, too. high-def doppler radar showing you things quieting down. of course, we had a lot of activity early on today. a lot of rain showing up outside, some gusty winds overnight. but pop-up showers over the mountaintops but otherwise we're drying out, beautiful clouds cumulus clouds floating on through. temperatures right now running into the 60s outside. fairly mild right now toward mount diablo. some of the clouds continuing. otherwise, we're drying those things out and looks like tonight we could see some low clouds and some fog. going to have to watch out for that. but dry days are ahead for the foreseeable future. we have a trough along the west coast here bringing with it the cold front that brought the stormy weather. but high pressure sneaking in behind it now. so as it builds in, we are drying things out for the remainder of the afternoon and it looks like the da
have you covered in the field and in the storm center. lawrence karnow is in the weather center. >> a wild storm outside. we have cells located east and sliding on through. so if you get caught in one of these it's coming down heavily as it slides through. into the bay strong storms in that direction. more scattered showers continuing in the direction in the south. we are not done with it yet. pockets of rain continuing to move on through right now in along the plains toward the santa cruz mountains. we have some showers there some heading towards redwood city. it could be picking up later on. a lot more rain to come. we may catch a break a stronger storm is expected headed into inside the and sunday. we'll talk more about that coming up. >>> strong winds have brought down power lines in pacifica. cate caugiran reports. >> reporter: it's quite a mess in this town. but the wind is causing the damage for most people in the area. businesses had to shut down. this is video we shot earlier because of rain and wind a power outage was caused. crews tried restore electricity in the area
with meteorologist lawrence karnow in the cbs 5 weather center for more rain i guess, huh? >> yeah. boy that, first storm kicked down the door. this next storm system will roll through and it's going to bring with it heavy rain. this next storm though different. it's a slow moving storm and because of that, it's going to be able to drop a tremendous amount of rain. right now, we are seeing a few light showers out ahead of the system. mostly from the warm front. you can see some of that falling in the north bay now near novato, along one. watch out there. we are going to see some of the pop-up showers throughout the morning especially in the north bay but then that's going to start to sag further south in the afternoon. but again, this is a slow- moving storm so it will take some time to get here. here it is still well to the north of the bay area. there's another one that's developing behind that. this is all going to begin to move onshore in the latter part of the day. lots of clouds and scattered light shower and toward the afternoon showers pick up in the south bay we'll see showers beginning to
:00 tonight but still, we have a little bit of business to take care of so we're bringing in lawrence karnow here. good morning, lawrence. >> good morning. now what the good news is? we just opened the phone lines and i'm starting to hear the phones ringing so keep calling in folks. people will be here all day long. you never know who you're going to be talking to. >> can we show them? >> let's show them now. who is that? that is mr. liam mayclem. yeah. very, very busy on the phone already. i think we have randy hahn. >> randy hahn from the san jose sharks, he is the voice of the san jose shark. he scores! that's right. we are scoring right now with some phone calls. this is great. keep calling in here. 1-888-5-helps-u. we have weather in the bay area, showers trying to show up right now. it is quiet here as we have really -- it's going to take some time for this area of low pressure to work down the coast. so hi-def doppler is quiet but that will likely change. look at the rain making its way along the north coast and that will slide down toward the bay area as we head in toward the middle
at the airport. we'll get your forecast from lawrence karnow in just a moment, and check with cate caugiran at sfo. our live coverage begins with anne makovec in redwood city, though. >> reporter: good morning. it's wet out here. the rain is coming down as we speak. i was driving down from san francisco and there did seem to be a lot more traffic than normal during the early-morning hours. so a lot of people travelin for the thanksgiving holiday. it used to be the busiest travel holiday but it doesn't appear to be. but there is more traffic on the roads and they are wet. i hydroplaned a couple of times coming down here on highway 101. here are picture we shot at the redwood city caltrains station. people doing planes, trains and automobiles for their thanksgiving travel. we are waiting for things to pick up. it's only 5 a.m. but we'll talk to people about how the rain is impacting their travel plans. but first let's check in with lawrence karnow because he has more information on how long this rain is going to last. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. yeah, the rain continues around t
caugiran in daly city. but first let's get to meteorologist lawrence karnow in the weather center with when that rain will start. >> this is a slow-moving storm and we'll see heavy rainfall with subtropical moisture. hi-def doppler right now is showing you scattered showers so heavy rain won't be here until latter part of the day and overnight tonight. we are seeing scattered light showers in the north bay now so if you are heading there, expect pop-up showers and nuisance rainfall changing into the afternoon hours. the storm door is open. this next storm system just developing setting itself up. a lot of clouds out ahead of the front of this one so far and that's touching off light showers. latest computer models this gets interesting is we are going to see a few more showers beginning to sag further south. but rain picks up in the afternoon in the north bay. this is the latest computer model run a little faster with movement to begin with but by the afternoon, things begin to pick up here. but then overnight this is a very slow mover and that's why we're concerned. it takes almost the ent
'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the cbs 5 weather center. lots of sunshine outside right now, all the way to the coast. enjoy it, rain is heading our way. we'll talk about that coming up. ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing a brand new medicare prescription drug plan. it's called the aarp medicarerx saver plus plan from unitedhealthcare. and it's for people who want the lowest part d premium in the united states... only $15 a month. and copays could be as low as a dollar. so call unitedhealthcare now to enroll or learn more. with this plan, you can save 40% or more on your copays by using a preferred network pharmacy, like walgreens. for example, a network copay of $4 becomes a preferred network copay of $1 when you fill your prescription at any of the 8,000 convenient walgreens locations. so call and enroll today. remember, the premium is just $15 a month. don't wait. open enrollment ends december 7th. aarp medicarerx saver plus. call now or visit your local walgreens for more information. to a tastier festive feast. so much to sip and savor, a feeding frenzy to say the least. a turkey fr
expressed interest in buying rights to some hostess products. >> lawrence karnow's freezer full of twinkies. >>> stock futures refer to a dip in the opening. the stock market did well yesterday. apple soaring after struggling since the iphone 5 launched struggled since opening. they closed at $565 a share yesterday up 7%. the gain sent their market value back above $500 billion. >>> americans use their credit cards last quarter and racked up more debt in the process. transunion says the average american is carrying just under $5,000 in credit card debt. that's up about 5% from the previous summer and at the same time the agency says more americans were late making those credit card payments. >>> and a new survey shows 60% of americans plan to do their holiday shopping over the thanksgiving weekend while many employees may not be happy about working on thanksgiving, 22% of shoppers say they like the option of being able to shop on turkey day. >> you know what? i wait. i don't like to wait in all the lines. >> i hate the crowds. >> i wait a few days. >> all that stuff. >>> it's not only human
team coverage this morning. >> first, we're going to kick it off with lawrence karnow tracking the occurrence conditions in the weather center and the turtleneck is out and we know what that means. [ laughter ] >> driving into work today did you see all the flooding? >> the embarcadero. >> even down the embarcadero they had a couple of lanes shut but on
dinner will be put on the table this afternoon. >>> 4:45. how about mr. lawrence karnow? he is over at the auto show. looks like he has a new ride. >> reporter: hey, guys. just pulled in here. just getting out of my car. what do you think about this, guys? not a bad ride huh? this is the mercedes sls what a fantastic car! this looks like the batmobile! >> lawrence, you cannot get out of a car like that the way you just did. [ laughter ] >> is that right? did you see my back? >> yeah. >> you have to be cooler about it. >> reporter: you can do whatever you want in a car like this. this is just a fantastic automobile. you can't see it but you know what? the speedometer up to 240 miles an hour. and now, we have that need for speed here in the morning. at the auto show, you're going to see so many different unique fun cars. not only slick cars like this mercedes but you're going to see the chevy volt, the leaf, a lot of the new technology that's being used in many of these cars here at the auto show. there's some 600-plus cars out here so hundreds of cars to see and you would think on t
, lawrence karnow! >> pretty close. [ laughter ] >> very, very close. it was neat, though. i mean, all these cars, got to sit in some of them. you saw my car i loved the most only $250,000. >> you could afford that. >> oh, sure. i don't know what would you do with a car like that. drive it to the store? >> yes! you drive it to the gas station, you drive it to the grocery store. why not? >> with a mercedes sls? that was something else. >>> folks, around the bay area today we have some sunshine couple of patches of clouds moving through. some ground fog in some of the valleys but that's going to break up. we are going to see some sunshine by the afternoon. high pressure is taking over. looking to stick around for a little bit. it's chilly inland. those temperatures dropping off in the low 40s, maybe even 30s early to start this morning. 50s approaching the coastline. this afternoon, mostly sunny skies around the bay area, temperatures expected to be in the 60s, even some low 70s showing up in the valleys. so if you plan on traveling around the state, watch out. we are seeing some dense
in the bay area. lawrence karnow is back and tracking the storm from the cbs 5 weather center. cate caugiran has a look at conditions at the richmond bridge, but we begin our team coverage with elissa harrington
meteorologist lawrence karnow is in
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checks our commute. but first we'll start with meteorologist lawrence karnow in the weather center, the expert. >> the rain is here with strong gusty winds. power out at the karnow household. i was takia
and making sense of it all. one busy guy today our meteorologist lawrence karnow. it's nonstop from the get-go because it's a slow-moving storm. it's different than the last one that moved through. urban and small stream flood advisory for most of the bay area except napa and sonoma counties. we have to watch out for flooding in the san jose area. they continue to see rain coming down there. moderate to heavy rain. they are not the only ones. east bay seeing plenty of rain, as well. but we are starting to get an idea we may be getting toward the back side but the rainfall is impressive. this is about the last 12 hours. almost 8" of rain in venado in the north bay, over 7" and counting in mount umunum in the santa cruz mountains, over 3" in santa rosa an inch in san francisco, 1.47" in concord, 1.19" in san jose. we are seeing the become side of this coming up here. another storm on the way will bring heavy rain and flooding. we'll keep our eyes on that for you. >> thank you. >>> a cbs 5 team is out in the storm. we have cate caugiran on the ground in san francisco where trees have caused qu
starts at 7:00. >> coming up in just a few minutes. >>> first we have to hear from lawrence karnow. >>> temperatures very cold. we have those numbers running down in the 30s and the 40s. crank up the heater if you're headed outside and clouds continue cruise overhead as well. the temperatures running below the average but not bad and then we'll see warmer days lead before we start to talk about rain once again. you have a couple clouds continuing to move across the bridge. they start to fall apart across the bay area. a rather flat ridge so we're going to keep these temperatures down. most of the rainfall will stay north of the bay area. mostly dry on this observed veterans day. about 68 degrees in fresno. sunshine there. could see showers up toward eureka and 40s and 50s in the high country. around the bay, mid-506. -- mid-60s. and low 60s in the napa valley. and lots of sunshine and a few clouds this afternoon. 60 in san francisco. 58 in daley city. next couple of days. might be some 70s making a return to the valley. and the latter part of the week, clouds on the increase, a cha
't see it, you can barely see the lights because of the fog out there. brian hackney in for lawrence karnow this morning. >> we have dense fog around the bay area this morning. visibility down to near zero in spots. that fog will give away to sunshine earlier today than it did yesterday and we'll expect numbers mostly in the low 50s except inland where it will be chillily. san -- chillier. oakland at 52. san jose at 43. and here's what it looks like r -- for 8 to 14 days over the west coast. it will be dry in the southwest but if you look at where there's a preponderance of rain, it's going to go wetter than usual for early december. for the bay area, doesn't look bad. temperatures in the mid-60s for the most part. san francisco a high of 62. 62 at oakland. and san jose, 66 degrees. and in the extended forecast, couple of clear days to start the week, but increasing clouds lead to rain and wind, on wednesday, on thursday, on friday, on saturday, on sunday, it's going to get wet in the bay area. it will be a big week for the radar. how is the affecting the -- how is the fog affecting
it that's contactually where lawrence karnow took his little girl last night to trick or treat and she got wet. >> i like to be in the eye of the storm, guys. >> you weatherman, you. >> i went to the right spot. >> poor jessica. >> i felt bad for the kids getting soaked out there in their costumes. it worked out okay in the south bay not so much rain, but now light rain there now. out the door slick surfaces so be very careful this morning. take you in for a closer look at our high-def doppler radar. you can see light showers in towards san jose. campbell you're seeing some showers in that direction as well, dragging up from the santa cruz mountains. and also parts of the east bay. as we head throughout the morning we'll watch this breaking up and the rain will end. still some lingering clouds behind this cold front so slow clearing but as we get into the latter part of the day a little more sunshine and then things drying off nicely. a good warning trend setting up. mostly cloudy skies if you are headed out the door. of the temperatures fairly mild this morning in the 50s and 60s. but we
will and from what mr. lawrence karnow says, the storm door is open in a big way. >> i don't think we are going to see flooding rains but definitely concern. the hillside has already come down and they will have half in. of rain tomorrow. this is the last day to weatherize. we have a series of storms lining up in the pacific. it's quiet this morning. temperatures in the 40s and 50s, patchy fog in the north bay valleys so watch out for that but you see that low off the coastline. those spinning clouds around are going to slowly slide in our direction throughout the day today so some increasing cloud throughout the day but staying dry. that will change later on tonight into tomorrow. temperature-wise not bad. near 70 in morgan hill. 68 san jose. 68 degrees in cupertino. east bay well into the 60s by the afternoon. so sunshine and a mixture of high clouds on the increase. 68 in oakland and 64 degrees in sausalito. this is all about to change. the rain is coming. we'll have more on that in a moment. right now let's check the roads with elizabeth. >>> there is a problem near that 92/101 interchange.
and special guests. >> maybe lawrence karnow will do a tripling sow cow. [ laughter ] >>> in the next half hour a violent oakland suspect taken off the streets in an unusual way. the chance encounter at a bay area steakhouse coming up. >> general petraeus in the hot seat. the ex-cia director makes his first appearance since the sex scandal what we could learn about the consulate attack in libya. >> and we're live in san leandro where hostess stores like this could cease to exist after the iconic bakery decides to call it quits. coming up we'll hear from a company representative on the difficult decision. ,,,,,, look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] n
from elizabeth wenger. >> our live team coverage begins with lawrence karnow though checking this morning's weather. it's sloppy. >> very wet start to the day around the bay area. the showers coming in overnight that cold front bringing some strong gusty winds and that rain still falling in parts of the bay area. let's look at our high-def doppler radar. you can see the showers now beginning to taper off a little bit even more so than this last hour as we're still seeing pockets of rain rainfall into the east bay. livermore, pleasanton, watch out on the 680, 580. we have some showers continuing in that direction. we are going to see more of that throughout the morning hours. but i think as we get to the afternoon, things will dry out. mostly cloudy skies, wet outside so when we're not seeing rain you may see heavy drizzle. the temperatures are very mild into the 50s and also the 60s. now, i think as you head out today you will see a lot of clouds but by the afternoon we are going to get on the back side of this cold front so the clouds likely to break a little bit becoming pa
that senator mccain said about her are unfounded. >>> they call him karnow, lawrence karnow. and he is at a very special place today. >> yes, he is. he is at the auto show in san francisco. last time you got out of the car, you look like an old man. [ laughter ] >> reporter: i'm feeling like an old man this morning! this is a different kind of car here. this is a smart car and, you know, if you are ever having trouble parking in san francisco or anywhere, this is the car -- it's very tiny economical, it almost feels like you're sitting in the back seat but i'm over 6 feet and i can actually sit in this one. i don't know if i would feel safe on the freeway but it's neat to look at and nice to drive around town if you can. let's talk weather outside. we have big changes coming in our direction as high pressure beginning to sneak in overhead. we have some mostly clear skies although some patchy fog showing up in some of the valleys. temperatures are a little chilly. 30s and 40s inland 50s at the coast. high pressure should make for a sunny afternoon on this thanksgiving, good day to e
will be in tonight. lawrence karnow will be back tomorrow morning. stay tuned. in terms of how all this the news of the morning and the patchy, dense fog is affecting the traffic, you know who we turn to. elizabeth? >> unfortunately, fog is not an issue this morning as we thought blanketing all our bridges yesterday. you won't have to contend with that. here's a live look, cars this morning across the san mateo bridge. the cars, the taillights, that's westbound 92. 15 minutes is that drive time now between hayward and foster city. some other roads, here's a live look at the westbound 580 drive. getting busy you can see some of that fog in this camera. a little bit of fog right there making it hard to see that eastbound 580 commute but in the commute direction of westbound 580 so far looks good through livermore and near the dublin interchange. let's go to our maps. we have been following a number of breaking news incidents overnight. and at this hour, the off-ramp to treasure island remains shut down eastbound and westbound from interstate 80. there's been
there. we have tomorrow coverage with lawrence karnow and elissa harrington but we begin with cate caugiran at the richmond/san rafael bridge where winds are the story. >> reporter: i'm not wearing a hat. the wind is blowing straight through my hair now. we are hearing that winds are sustained at about 25 miles per hour at sfo. in oakland they are 16 miles per hour. it's going to get worse with wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour. look at the flagpoles and the trees. you can see just how strong that wind is blowing here on the bridge. now, if you combine those winds with the rain and a busy morning commute, we are looking at potentially dangerous driving conditions. now, with high winds on the bridge, chp says it is a possibility they could ask trucks to find alternative routes if winds pick up to dangerous speeds. now, it is inevitable when weather like this hits the bay area that oil comes up from the roads making them slicker than normal. chp officers told thus morning, the most common mistake that drivers make in weather conditions like these. >> drive too fast. when people driv
francisco. elizabeth wenger is watching the impact on the commute but first lawrence karnow is in the weather center. you have been busy all morning. >> tremendous storm making its way through the bay area right now and our hi-def doppler showing we're not done yet. a lot of heavy rainfall continuing to fall outside into the south bay. the focus going to shift in that direction throughout the morning hours. you can see lots of the yellows but notice the green off the coast. we are watching another band enhancing as it approaches the coastline. this is going to focus a little further to the south. i think the santa cruz mountains going to get walloped and that's where they have already put up urban and small stream flood advisories through 11:00 this morning. you can see the heavier amounts of rainfall through portola valley, sunnyvale, saratoga to san jose. you have moderate rain. further north plenty of rain in san francisco, pockets to of heavy veil of in the area of 280. strong band of showers in the east bay through danville, near livermore. that is approaching you. so o
delivered an awfully nice day on this holiday, lawrence karnow, happy thanksgiving. >> happy thanksgiving. folks, around the bay area lots of sunshine as we're enjoying high pressure overhead. yesterday, it was very stormy. clouds are long gone same with the rain. temperatures a little cool in spots. we still have 30s in some of the interior valleys, 40s elsewhere. but the good news is that ridge will bring lots of sunshine into the afternoon. these temperatures going to be comfortable as high as 67 in the napa valley. 67 in san jose. 63 degrees in san francisco. i think the next couple of days that ridge will strengthen maybe some 70s showing up. the biggest thing to worry about maybe some ground fog late night and early-morning hours. otherwise, plenty of sunshine through the weekend and in fact, staying nice and dry through monday and tuesday, as well. we are going to check out your "timesaver traffic" coming up next. >>> good morning a nice ride on the freeways. here's a look at conditions in the south bay. no troubles northbound 101
. lawrence karnow has the forecast. >> a stormy day around the bay area hi-def doppler working overtime. our mount vaca cam boy, we are clouded in there. some rain on the lens. and plenty more to come. in fact, hi-def doppler showing some very strong storms now off the coastline, marin, sonoma county, watch out. you have some strong storms headed in your direction. rainfall will continue on and off throughout the morning then taper off to showers by the afternoon. maybe some showers on thursday but rain coming our way again heavy storms thursday night and into friday. we are going to check your "timesaver traffic" coming up next. ,, ,,,,,,,,,, >>> we still have a number of hot spots across the bay area super slick across the san mateo bridge. we have been seeing extra backups as well as a high wind advisory still in effect. to the nimitz, in the east bay, 880 you can see that wind jammed up solid as you head up towards downtown oakland. and still getting flooding reports in both directions of 101 near sir francis drake. captions by: caption colorado ,,,,,, >> an
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